Joe on the Go (Green Light Readers Level 1) (Paperback)

Joe on the Go (Green Light Readers Level 1) By Peggy Perry Anderson, Peggy Perry Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image

Joe on the Go (Green Light Readers Level 1) (Paperback)

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It’s the Frog family reunion, and all of Joe’s relatives have gathered together. Everybody’s having fun—everyone except for Joe. With so many Frogs around, you’d think that surely somebody would play with Joe, but everyone says he’s too big, too small, too fast, or too slow. No matter where poor Joe turns, all he hears is “no” . . . until a very special guest arrives—someone with an appreciation for Joe and his boundless energy, someone who even has her own set of wheels.

Bright, appealing illustrations feature Joe’s mishaps with all kinds of things that go: tricycles, skateboards, roller skates, and more.
PEGGY PERRY ANDERSON is a former elementary school art teacher who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has written and illustrated six early readers about Joe the Frog. They include Let's Clean Up, Joe on the Go, To the Tub, Out to LunchTime for Bed, the Babysitter Said, and I Can Help!.

PEGGY PERRY ANDERSON is a former elementary school art teacher who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has written and illustrated six early readers about Joe the Frog. They include Let's Clean Up, Joe on the Go, To the Tub, Out to LunchTime for Bed, the Babysitter Said, and I Can Help!.
Product Details ISBN: 9780547745633
ISBN-10: 054774563X
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: August 7th, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Green Light Readers Level 1

Anderson's art, with its expressive lines full of brightly colored action, are clean visual narratives depicting Joe in red overalls while trying everything with wheels, from skateboard to toy train and toy airplane to baby buggy. The simple rhymed text has the kind of legs that Joe would admire: tireless, and shot through with the music of motion.
Kirkus Reviews

True to the small child's viewpoint of a world full of powerful grownups, the latest uproarious picture book about Joe the frog perfectly captures Joe's frustration as he tries to get attention and join the adults' activities at a family reunion. . . . Illustrated with bright, boisterous line-and-watercolor pictures, the simple rhyming text . . . will draw story-hour listeners as well as beginning readers to a scenario they may recognize.
Booklist, ALA

Beginning readers will enjoy the rollicking rhyme and equally active art. They will also identify with Joe's need for attention and the endless refusals he receives. . . . A book with a lot of child appeal.
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